While I was in the British Virgin Islands Captain Jaime told me about the Dark & Stormy cocktail. He said that the drink got its name from a boat race called the Dark and Stormy Regatta to Anegada in the British Virgin Islands. I’m not sure how true it is but I did enjoy listening to the story.
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Ingredients you’ll need to make a Dark & Stormy
This tropical cocktail Dark and Stormy is made with dark rum, ginger beer and lime juice. It’s a twist to a Moscow Mule, which uses Vodka. The dark rum gives it a richer taste.
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Dark and Stormy
- 2 Ounces Dark Rum
- 3 Ounces Ginger Beer
- 1/2 Ounce Lime Juice I use Realime Juice but you can always use freshly squeezed
- Slice of lime for garnish, optional
- Fill a glass with ice
- Add the Rum, Ginger Beer and Lime Juice
- Garnish with a lime slice
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